Larvae in Quercus californica acorns.
- Above is the original taxonomy in the documentation from 1916; see update below.
- In F.P. Keen's Cone and Seed Insects of Western Forest Trees (USDA Technical Bulletin 1169), this image is Figure 4 on page 44. The caption reads: "The filbert weevil, Curculio uniformis (Lec.), and its damage in California black oak acorns."
- The imnage was also used for Figure 196 on page 323 in: Furniss R.L. and V.M. Carolin. 1977. Western forest insects. US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. The caption reads, "Damage by the filbert weevil (Curculio occidentis) to California black oak acorns." archive.org/stream/westernforestins1339furn#page/322/mode...
Photo by: J.E. Patterson
Date: October 1916
Credit: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, State and Private Forestry, Forest Health Protection.
Collection: Bureau of Entomology Collection; La Grande, Oregon.
To learn more about this photo collection see:
Wickman, B.E., Torgersen, T.R. and Furniss, M.M. 2002. Photographic images and history of forest insect investigations on the Pacific Slope, 1903-1953. Part 2. Oregon and Washington. American Entomologist, 48(3), p. 178-185.